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Outdoor dining on Long Island

Patrons dine outside on the second floor porch

Patrons dine outside on the second floor porch of MP Taverna overlooking the town of Roslyn on Sunday, May 10, 2015. Photo Credit: Uli Seit

In sunny weather, restaurants with tables outdoors know how to keep you cool and dry. After all, they have umbrellas.

So, enjoy your alfresco appetizers, whether it's blazing or drizzling out there.

We've got a look at some inviting destinations that are more pleasurable in the open air, thanks to their canopies. And several of them offer water views on the side.

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